If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. When this function is turned on, a pop-up shall appear each time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option can be useful in various cases - if only a few individuals must be able to see certain files, if you are creating a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting
All our Linux shared web hosting come with an incredibly useful tool that will allow you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you will just have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password which have to be used so as to access the content in question. The function will be turned on straightaway, so in case you try to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to type in the login information. You may set up or remove many usernames for the very same folder, if necessary. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a tiny padlock icon.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you'll be able to shield any content which you have uploaded via our protection tool. Its interface is as simple and intuitive as that of the Hepsia Control Panel it is a part of, so you'll not have to write any code at any time. You'll simply need to choose one of the domains/subdomains you have in the web hosting account and to determine which folder must be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. After that you can type in the username and the password, that will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you'll be all set. The protection shall be turned on straightaway, so anyone who attempts to access the freshly secured folder will have to type in the correct login info. In case various people have to be able to access the same content, you can create a separate username for each.